NAV CANADA


NAV CANADA

Infobox_Company

company_name = NAV CANADA
company_type = Not for profit
foundation = 1996
location = Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
key_people =
industry = Civil Air Navigation
num_employees = Over 5,000
products = Civil Air Navigation
homepage = [http://www.navcanada.ca/ NAV CANADA]

NAV CANADA is a privately run, not-for-profit organization that operates Canada's civil air navigation service (ANS) and employs approximately 2,000 air traffic controllers (ATCs), 800 flight service specialists (FSSs) and 700 Technologists. It has been responsible for the safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic in Canadian airspace since receiving this duty from Transport Canada in 1996. NAV CANADA remains a non share capital, not for profit, organization even though it operates independently of government funding. It is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario

NAV CANADA's operations consist of various sites across the country. These include:
*About 1,400 ground-based navigation aids
*60 [http://www.navcanada.ca/NavCanada.asp?Language=en&Content=ContentDefinitionFilesNewsroomBackgrounders c_glance.xml NAV CANADA - Backgrounder] ] Flight Service Stations
*7Canada Flight Supplement] Flight Information Centres, one each in Kamloops, Edmonton, Winnipeg, London, North Bay, Quebec City and Halifax
*42 [http://www.navcanada.ca/NavCanada.asp?Language=EN&Content=ContentDefinitionFiles%5CAboutUs%5Cwhatwedo%5CFacilities%5Cdefault.xml NAV CANADA - About] ] Control Towers
*46 radar sites and 6 ADS-B ground sites (ADS-B will be implemented in 2007-2008)
*7 Area Control Centres, one each in Vancouver (CZVR), Edmonton (CZEG), Winnipeg (CZWG), Toronto (CZYZ), Montreal (CZUL), Moncton (CZQM), and Gander (CZQX)
*The North Atlantic Oceanic control centre Gander Control
*1 National Operations Centre in Ottawa
*The NAV CANADA Training and Conference Centre (NCTC) in Cornwall, Ontario

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External links

* [http://www.navcanada.ca/ NAV CANADA]
* [http://www.navcanada.ca/NavCanada.asp?Language=EN&Content=ContentDefinitionFiles%5CNCTC%5Cdefault.xml/ NAV CANADA Training and Conference Centre]
* [http://www.navcanada.ca/NavCanada.asp?Language=en&Content=ContentDefinitionFiles%5CAboutUS%5CCareers%5Cdefault.xml/ NAV CANADA Career Page]


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